Disease Information for Volume overload

Ads
Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
Cardiomegaly/Heart dilatation
High blood pressure/sign
Murmur,flow type
Pulse pressure/wide
Systolic hypertension/diastolic normal
Weight gain in Children
Weight gain in Elderly
Dyspnea
Weight gain
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
ADH/Antidiuretic Hormone/Vasopressin/Oxytocin level (Lab)
Aldosterone, serum (Lab)
Plasma renin Activity/PRA (Lab)
Renin, serum (Lab)
URINE Aldosterone
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Large heart shadow/Chest
Ultrasound
Echo/Distended IVC/Vena cava
Echo/Heart Multichamber enlargement
Echo/Left Ventricle Chamber Large
Echo/Normal IVC collapse absent
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Congestive heart failure
Transfusion reaction
Volume overload
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Right heart/ventricle involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/High cardiac filling pressures/venous return
Pathophysiology/Increase venous return/volume overload
Pathophysiology/Multichamber Cardiac Enlargement
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Forced diuresis
Definition

The state in which an individual experiences increased isotonic fluid retention; Defining Characteristics: Jugular vein distention; decreased hemoglobin and hematocrit; weight gain over short period; dyspnea or shortness of breath; intake exceeds output; pleural effusion; orthopnea; S3 heart sound; pulmonary congestion; change in respiratory pattern; change in mental status; blood pressure changes; pulmonary artery pressure changes; oliguria; specific gravity changes; azotemia; altered electrolytes; restlessness; anxiety; anasarca; abnormal breath sounds (rales or crackles); edema; increased central venous pressure; positive hepatojugular reflex; Related Factors: Compromised regulatory mechanism; excess fluid intake; excess sodium intake

(Edit)

External Links Related to Volume overload
Google
Wikipedia
Merck
Images
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
Ads